Security Officer

Security Officer Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh
Full Time Edinburgh 10.56 - 12.04 GBP Today
Job description

Grade - UE03 £20,863 to £22,197 per annum plus 30% shift allowance Corporate Services Group, Estates Security Department Contract Type - Open-ended/Permanent Contract Full time - 35 hours per week, covering 24 hour shift pattern, 365 days per annum. We are seeking 5 full time Security Officers to join the Security Department at the University of Edinburgh. The Opportunity The Security department provides 24/7 security cover across Edinburgh University. This ensures that students, staff and visitors are kept as safe as possible and that buildings are kept secure and free from damage. The department has 40 Security Officers. The Security Officer routinely patrols the University on foot and in vehicle as well as assisting in the control room. They are often the first point of contact for staff and students when a serious incident or crime occurs. They provide immediate support, guidance and reassurance. Routinely they also respond to fire and intruder alarms. An integral part of the role is providing welfare support and the subsequent signposting to other agencies. The care of students and staff is at the forefront of the role. Your skills and attributes for success: Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written. Able to remain calm under pressure. Good listener. Full driving licence. Computer literate. Good attention to detail Click here for a copy of the full job description. As a valued member of our team you can expect: An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme , staff discounts, family friendly initiatives , flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided. The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality. If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages. On this occasion the University will not consider applicants requiring sponsorship for this role. International workers will therefore only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK.

Security Officer
University of Edinburgh

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